The most important people in mining will not be among the movers and shakers at the high-profile event this week.
A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.
#MiningIndaba: Why the real mining investors won’t be in Cape Town this week
Court case could force gold industry to pay out miners' daughters and wives
In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.
As the death toll rises, we look at the people, the policies and the politicians at the centre of this national tragedy.
Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.